--content-disposition doesn't work with HTTP authentication.

Bug #299221 reported by Adam Buchbinder on 2008-11-17
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: wget

wget --content-disposition does not name the resultant file in accordance with the Content-Disposition header, if HTTP Basic authentication is performed.

This is reproducible with wget 1.11.4-1ubuntu1, and with the current development version of wget, pulled from Hg today.

This has been reported upstream: https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?24862

I don't have a patch to fix this, but I've submitted a unit test upstream which triggers the bug. (See the bug report there.)

Micah Cowan (micahcowan) wrote :

This has been fixed in Wget 1.12, which is currently in Debian unstable. It'll probably find its way to Ubuntu in Lucid Lynx.

Changed in wget (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
Andreas Olsson (andol) wrote :

I can confirm this issue being fixed as of the lucid wget 1.12-1.1ubuntu2.1.
(So also in the current natty wget 1.12-2.1ubuntu1.)

Changed in wget (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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